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Welcome to James ...

James is located in Brown County<1>.

The location of James has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

James is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: James lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for James: (605)

Communities Also Named James ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named James - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (3) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for James.

Communities near James ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near James.

  • Aberdeen [Brown County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Groton [Brown County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,475 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Groton<5>
  • Warner [Brown County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warner
    • Warner [Brown County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warner<5>
  • Tacoma Park [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma Park
    • Tacoma Park [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of James
    • Estimated population in 2014: 413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huffton [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huffton
      • Huffton [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of James
      • Estimated population in 2014: 316 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huffton
    • Ordway [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ordway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ordway
      • Ordway [Brown County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of James
      • Estimated population in 2014: 306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ordway
    • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Wood Village Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Wood Village Addition
      • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of James
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Wood Village Addition
    • Melrose Addition [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melrose Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melrose Addition
      • Melrose Addition [Brown County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of James
      • Estimated population in 2014: 221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melrose Addition
    • Gederos Estates [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gederos Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gederos Estates
      • Gederos Estates [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of James
      • Estimated population in 2014: 212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gederos Estates
    • Columbia [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
      • Columbia [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of James
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around James. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for James.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of James. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around James.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around James. See our Newspapers Page for James.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for James ...

Looking for more information about James? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to James, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for James.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for James. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Brown County: www.brown.sd.us/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Brown, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around James - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- James) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in James. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4661, Longitude: -98.2126       In this case, the coordinates for James have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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